15 December 2021
MCIT Qualifies State Employees to Cope with Technology



The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is organizing a capacity-building program to train employees at the state’s administrative apparatus to cope with technology. The program is carried out in collaboration with the Security Institute for Human Development of the Ministry of Interior.
 
The program is within the framework of Digital Egypt strategy and part of MCIT efforts to build and develop the digital capabilities of employees at the state’s administrative apparatus to prepare government institutions to absorb digital transformation and ensure its sustainability.
 
The four-day program is aimed at qualifying employees and executives to keep up with the digital work environment created as part of the digital transformation national projects. The program also aims to leverage technology and overcome growing challenges. The program builds the technological capacities of employees working in public service delivery. It addresses the safe and effective management of digital work systems and equips employees with digital crisis management skills.
 
About 40 senior officials from the Central Auditing Organization participated in the first round of the program. It targeted honing their digital auditing skills and building their technological capacities.
 
It is worth noting that MCIT is adopting a comprehensive plan to build and develop the digital capabilities of employees at the state’s administrative apparatus and qualify them to cope with technological advancements. The plan will contribute to optimizing government performance, improving public resource management, and rendering high-quality services to citizens.
 
MCIT trained most of the employees and executives at the state’s administrative apparatus and delivered 69,692 certificates. This included training those expected to move to the New Administrative Capital and equipping them with the knowledge, culture, principles of behavior, and digital skills necessary to keep up with the work environment in the New Administrative Capital, handing over 43,860 certificates.
 
Furthermore, MCIT carried out specialized capacity-building programs for the heads and staff members of information systems and digital transformation units and delivered 5,423 training certificates. Employees in governorates and surrounding districts, public authorities, and those not moving to the New Administrative Capital also received training, with 19,590 certificates handed over. Moreover, the employees of the state’s administrative apparatus who are in charge of conducting work pertaining to the Decent Life initiative for developing the Egyptian countryside were trained and qualified, receiving a total of 819 certificates.
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